Remembering Oronto Douglas

Remembering Oronto Douglas

This is a tribute to human rights lawyer, environmental activist, author, intellectual, politician, government official and champion for the weak and vulnerable, Oronto Natei Douglas (1966 - 2015)
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by Nnimmo Bassey My last meeting with Oronto was barely a week before his passing. He had sent me a text message inviting me over...
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by Lasisis Olagunju He was not a president. He was not even a governor and, yet, he enjoyed the kind of aura you find around...
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A friend of about 28 years, Oronto Douglas breathed the last in the early hours of Thursday, April 9, 2015 after about seven years...
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by Akinbode Oluwafemi My last lunch with Oronto was on February 22, 2015. The venue was his hotel room on the  9thfloor of Eko Hotels,...
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by Ipigansi Okumo At 5:00am on Thursday 9th April, 2015, a great journey filled with lofty hopes and ideas came to a painful end. It...
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by Andy Rowell Nigeria lost one of its most iconic, out-spoken and passionate advocates for social and environmental justice last week with the cruelly early...
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This month, last year, Nigeria lost a great intellectual, activist, leader, and public servant. The world lost a great human being when Oronto Douglas...
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by Daphne Wysham If they knew him at all, the world knew Oronto Douglas as the former attorney for the writer, playwright and Ogoni human...
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by Tunji Buhari It was in 2004 when I started working with the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigerian (ERA/FoEN), an advocacy organisation concerned...
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This month, last year, Nigeria lost a great intellectual, activist, leader, and public servant. The world lost a great human being when Oronto Douglas...

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